The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 28 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 3 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.65% 7.59% 7.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 22.45% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
Median daily rate £225 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £352 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.42% +3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 29.67% 33.79% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 25
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £405 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Watford region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Watford

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Watford region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for .NET.

1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) CRM
3 5 (55.56%) B2B
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) DNN
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) NServiceBus
5 3 (33.33%) CMS
5 3 (33.33%) MSMQ
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) User Experience
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (22.22%) Kendo UI

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) CMS
1 3 (33.33%) DNN
1 3 (33.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) MSMQ
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (22.22%) Classic ASP
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) Kendo UI
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) RIA
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) B2B
1 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Logistics
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle